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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 22, 1969
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(Studio) Robin Knox Johnston 1st to sail alone around world without touching land. Landed at England after 312-day voyage and 30,000 mile Norwegian adventurer, Thor Heyerdahl, trying to cross Atlantic Ocean in paper boat.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Cairo, Egypt) Point of trip is to see if Egyptians could have made long voyages, maybe explaining Mexican pyramids. Heyerdahl famous because of Kon-Tiki voyage. [HEYERDAHL - says not afraid. Boat like raft and copy of ancient boats. Too fond of living to commit suicide.]
REPORTER: Bob Allison

Allison, Bob;
Mudd, Roger

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